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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 34  1920  page 54
ASH next Sandwich WILLS - Part 1  By Arthur Hussey

Baptist, for half a year, and have £3 6s. 8d. To the things necessary for the church £3 6s. 8d. To the Light of Our Lady, two bushels of barley. Benet my daughter at her marriage £10; and if my wife be with a woman child, the same child have £10 at her marriage, from out of my lands and tenements in Eststrete in Ash, but if a son, this bequest void. Thomas Broke, my brother, have 40s., my best gown and wearing gere, as shall please my wife. Residue, after paying debts, etc., to Margaret, my wife, except my household, which my wife have for her life, then to my children equally  Ex’ors : Wife Margaret and Raymund at Cheker, with Richard Lyman overseer. My lands and tenements at Broke street and Eststrete to wife for life, then if she is with a boy, then to him and his heirs, but if a girl, to Walter, my son.                                  [No probate] (W., fol. 48.)

JOHN BROWNE.
   30 April 1509. Buried in churchyard. To the high altar 20d.; to the reparation of the church 6s. 8d. To the Trinity Light in the Church a quarter of barley. To the reparation of the Chapel of Overland in the same parish, 3s  4d. Wife Alice have £20 ; sons John, Walter, Simon, and daughter Benett, £20 equally between them. Ex’ors : John Broke and William a Foord, have residue to dispose for my soul. Witnesses : Sir Thomas Colly, clerk, Cristofer Watson, William Drewe, Peter Carpenter.                                                       [No probate date]   (W., fol. 42)

DAVID BROWNE.
   21 May 1557. Probate to Will of David Browne, granted to William Rigden and Gilbert Waterfield.                                      [No further information.]  (Con. Act. Vol. II, fol. 67k)

MARGARET BROWE.
   2 July 1558. Administration to the goods of Margaret Browne, widow ; granted to Edward Browne.                                                                                   (Con. Act. Vol. III., fol. 14.)

JOHN BOORTON.
   19 December 1519. Buried in the churchyard. High altar 4d. Residue to wife Margery my Ex’or. That sons Thomas and Robert pay residue of the money for the purchase of my place, and then have the same after the death of Margery, and not before. Witnesses : Sir Thomas Fraunces, vicar, Sir Robert Crompton, Thomas Boorton.          Probate 3 Feb. 1519-20  (W., fol 158.)

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